Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park

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Take a drive on Icefields Parkway, a scenic Albertan road that connects Lake Louise with the town of Jasper. Built in 1940 and stretching for 230 km (140 mi), the highway runs along the Continental Divide and boasts stunning natural scenery. Among many scenic vistas, you can admire the vast Columbia Icefield and its array of glaciers, as well as the vibrant turquoise waters of lakes Bow and Peyto. Enjoy the views of imposing mountaintops, stop to see two picturesque cascades, and even spot a bear, elk, or moose along the way. Plan to see Icefields Parkway and other attractions that appeal to you using our Banff National Park online day trip planner.
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  • This was one of our stops on a tour with APT in the Canadian Rockies after Jasper on the way to Lake Louise. To reach the glacier we had to transfer to one of the special monster buses, which were...  more »
  • Beautiful views and pleasant experience... for pictures from our trip follow us on instagram @ bhavnaandshahaan thank you.  more »

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